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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo

1935 1h 10m Comedy List
Reviews Russian royal Paul (Ronald Colman) has run off to France to escape political turmoil in his native country after World War I. There, he decides to collect money from his fellow expatriates and try his luck at a Monte Carlo casino, hoping to win big in order to benefit his fellow Russians. Surprisingly, Paul does just that; in fact, he's so successful that the casino's proprietors hire the lovely Helen (Joan Bennett) to lure the prince back into establishment to put his fortune on the line. Read More Read Less

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Eduardo Guaitsel Cine-Mundial Sumptuous. [Full review in Spanish] Nov 19, 2020 Full Review Meyer Levin (Patterson Murphy) Esquire Magazine Plot motivation is attenuated, but the frothy mood is entertaining. Apr 22, 2020 Full Review Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo is a smooth and handsome picture, and while it won't give you any unforgettable experience it is fair entertainment. Sep 25, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Russian royal Paul (Ronald Colman) has run off to France to escape political turmoil in his native country after World War I. There, he decides to collect money from his fellow expatriates and try his luck at a Monte Carlo casino, hoping to win big in order to benefit his fellow Russians. Surprisingly, Paul does just that; in fact, he's so successful that the casino's proprietors hire the lovely Helen (Joan Bennett) to lure the prince back into establishment to put his fortune on the line.
Director
Stephen Roberts
Production Co
20th Century Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 10m